Florida Lawmakers Consider Tougher Cell Phone Law

By |2017-05-19T05:54:40-07:00May 19th, 2017|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury|

Lawmakers in both the State House and Senate are considering measures that would enhance the penalties for texting while driving and also make it easier for officers to pull over motorists in these situations. Both Senate Bill 144 and House Bill 69 designate texting while driving as a primary offense, so officers may pull over [...]

Distracted Driving: Study Shows Hands-free is Not Enough

By |2016-07-19T11:41:00-07:00February 19th, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

According to a white paper published by the National Safety Council, car accidents are the among the top causes of death and account for more than 700,000 fatalities of drivers, passengers, and pedestrians between 1994 and 2012. In fact, distracted driving has joined the ranks of alcohol and speeding as a leading factor in both [...]

Bill Proposed in Florida Senate To Tighten Law on Driving While Texting

By |2016-07-19T11:40:13-07:00April 10th, 2015|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

A bill has recently been introduced into the Florida Senate that would toughen the law on texting while driving. Under Senate Bill 246, the violation of the Texting While Driving Law would become a primary offense. According to the Senate’s bill analysis, this would allow “state or local law enforcement agencies to enforce the prohibition [...]